VALA2022 Accommodation

VALA2022’s conference manager, WALDRONSMITH Management has arranged special rates at both the Conference hotel and at nearby apartments within walking distance of the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Book Your Accommodation

To secure your accommodation, simply nominate your selected hotel, arrival/departure dates and room type when you register online.  Note:

  • Your credit card number will be required and will be passed on to the hotel to secure your booking.
  • Your accommodation and incidental costs must be settled direct with the hotel on departure.
  • Please note hotels may charge a surcharge on credit card payments made on departure.
  • Should you require dates outside of the main Conference dates, please note this in your booking and WALDRONSMITH Management will contact the hotel on your behalf.
Check In Time:

Check in time is generally 1400 hours. If you require immediate access to your room prior to this time, it may be wise to pre-register for the evening before. If you are arriving after 1800 hours, please note this accordingly.

Book Early:

The hotels impose strict release dates of 30 days prior to arrival and therefore any bookings made after 7 January 2022 will be subject to availability.

Room Rates:

All room rates noted are based on room only, unless otherwise specified, and are in Australian Dollars.

Cancellations:

Please note cancelled bookings or failure to arrive at the hotel on the designated date of arrival (no show) will incur penalties. See cancellation details below for individual hotels before making your selection.

Need to Change Your Booking?:

Any changes to your booking must be made via email to WALDRONSMITH Management – not directly with the hotel. E: vala@wsm.com.au

Hotel NameRoom TypeDistance to MCEC
Crown Metropol Melbourne
  • Luxe Room – $250 per night room only
0.6 kms from MCEC
Crowne Plaza
  • Standard King Room – $260 per night
0.8 kms from MCEC
Travelodge Hotel Southbank Melbourne
  • Guest Room – $179 per night
1.5 kms from MCEC
Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne Northbank
  • One Bedroom Apartment – $199 per night
1 km from MCEC


ACCOMMODATION RATES

Crown Metropol

Star rating: 4.4 stars

8 Whiteman Street
Southbank VIC 3006

Walking distance: approximately 0.6 kms (7 minutes) from Conference venue

Crown Metropol is conveniently located adjacent to the Crown Entertainment Complex. Melbourne’s vibrant Southbank precinct, Docklands, the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre and Docklands are just a short walk away. The hotel facilities include onsite restaurant and bar, 24-hour room service, 24-hour front desk, full-service laundry, indoor pool, fitness centre, spa and valet parking. The Luxe rooms are located on levels 8 to 26 and are 38sqm, with either a king bed or 2 queen beds and a spacious work desk. The cleverly designed bathroom carefully maximises your sense of space with an oversized shower, large vanity and a privacy screen.

Luxe Room – $250

Luxe Room with 1 breakfast – $283

Luxe Room with 2 breakfasts – $316

Cancellation Policies:Within 30 days of arrival, you will be charged a cancellation fee equal to one night’s accommodation rate. Non arrival at the hotel (no shows) will be charged a cancellation fee equal to one night’s accommodation rate.

COVID related: Should the booking be cancelled due to COVID-19 illness, travel restrictions or border closures, or if Crown is unable to provide accommodation due to Government restrictions, delegates will receive a full refund of any accommodation paid upon satisfactory evidence from the delegate.

Crowne Plaza

Star rating: 4.2 stars

1-5 Spencer Street
Melbourne VIC 3008

Walking distance: approximately 750m (9 minutes) from Conference venue

Crowne Plaza Melbourne is located on the banks of the Yarra River opposite Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre and Crown Casino, just 5 minutes’ drive from the central business district. It features a heated outdoor rooftop pool, fitness centre, business lounge, a bar and a restaurant. The Standard rooms are 25 sqm with king bed, flat screen TV, works station, free wifi access, modern bathroom with necessary amenities, individual climate controlled air conditioning/heating, coffee machine with complimentary Vittoria coffee capsules, tea and coffee making facilities with complimentary T2 teas, in-room safe, mini bar (on request), iron and ironing board.

Standard King Room – $260

Cancellation Policies: Cancellations received within 30 days of arrival will be charged a cancellation fee equal to one night’s accommodation rate. Non arrival at the hotel (no shows) will be charged a cancellation fee equal to one night’s accommodation rate. Cancellation within 7 days of arrival will be charged for the entire length of stay. Postponement of stay must be received in writing and will require a minimum of 3 business days to process request. Postponement will be considered under the same terms as cancellation. Any costs that cannot be recouped by postponement will be charged.

COVID related – Currently the same terms and conditions noted above will apply.

Travelodge Southbank

Star rating: 4.1 stars

9 Riverside Quay
Southbank VIC 3006

Walking distance: approximately 1.5 km (19 minutes) from Conference venue

Travelodge Southbank Melbourne is ideally positioned within easy walking distance to great restaurants, cafes and bars as well as Crown Casino and Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Hotel facilities include 24 hour reception and chargeback facilities available with some restaurants in Southbank. Rooms include a functional kitchenette with microwave, flat-screen TVs, easy USB charging stations and free WiFi. Reception is available 24-hours to assist you with queries about the local area to point you in the direction of other hotel facilities such as the guest laundry and meeting facilities.

Guest Room – $179

Cancellation Policies: Cancellations received within 30 days of arrival will be charged a cancellation fee equal to one night’s accommodation rate. Cancellations received within 14 days of arrival will be charged a cancellation fee equal to the value of the entire stay. Non arrival at the hotel (no shows) will be charged a cancellation fee equal to the value of the entire stay.

COVID related – If a cancellation is made within 30 days of arrival due to government border closures and a deposit or pre-payment has been made, this can be applied as credit or a full refund will be processed. Cancellations received due to COVID-19 illness, standard cancellation conditions apply. Cancellations received between 29-15 days of arrival will be charged a cancellation fee equal to one night’s accommodation rate. Cancellations received within 14 days of arrival or non arrival at the hotel (no shows) will be charged a cancellation fee equal to the value of the entire stay.

Adina Apartment Hotel Northbank

Star rating: 4.3 stars

550 Flinders Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

Walking distance: approximately 1km (7 minutes) from Conference venue

Adina Apartment Hotel Northbank is situated a block from Federation Square. The hotel offers handy access to Melbourne CBD and Southbank precinct including Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. The Adina Northbank has an indoor heated pool, jacuzzi, sauna, fully equipped gymnasium and 24-hour reception. Apartments are approx. 48 sqm and feature an in-room safe, work desk, tea and coffee amenities, individually controlled air-conditioning, iron and ironing board, washing machine and dryer, separate lounge/dining area, spacious bathroom with shower over bath, and smart TV. The fully equipped kitchen offers a microwave, full sized fridge dishwasher and utensils.

One Bedroom Apartment – $199

Cancellation Policies: Cancellations received within 30 days of arrival will be charged a cancellation fee equal to one night’s accommodation rate. Cancellations received within 14 days of arrival will be charged a cancellation fee equal to the value of the entire stay. Non arrival at the hotel (no shows) will be charged a cancellation fee equal to the value of the entire stay.

COVID related – If a cancellation is made within 30 days of arrival due to government border closures and a deposit or pre-payment has been made, this can be applied as credit or a full refund will be processed. Cancellations received due to COVID-19 illness, standard cancellation conditions apply. Cancellations received between 29-15 days of arrival will be charged a cancellation fee equal to one night’s accommodation rate. Cancellations received within 14 days of arrival or non arrival at the hotel (no shows) will be charged a cancellation fee equal to the value of the entire stay.